Leadership, Business, and Technology Special Reports, Tools, and More
"Face Culture or Face Failure - why using agile approaches demands culture change" Click here to read the PDF in your browser, or right-click to download it.
A key leadership issue: Adopting lean or agile approaches without considering foundational, cultural considerations can be a disaster ... see an overview of an easy culture framework, how to apply that framework to analyze the agile manifesto, and what to do in this special report.
Agile India 2012 culture tutorial session slides extract: Click here to read the PDF in your browser, or right-click to download it.
Culture continues to be a key (and sometimes THE) factor for lean/agile success, both for adoption and for continuing results. These slides are from my session about a simple but powerful culture model to analyze and change culture, as well as some comments about national cultures and agile. The slides are here for your reference.
Agile India 2012 session "Conquer Chaos – Designing the Business System for Agility" slides: Click here to read the PDF in your browser, or right-click to download it.
Companies fail every day from a lack of balance between opposing needs of “right now” profit versus investing in innovation to thrive long-term. Sometimes they struggle due to chaotic careening between the two needs. Why? Because the business system is designed to fail. This need not be! Learn how leadership, system/design thinking, and lean/agile principles interact in the context of strategy, and how to leverage what you already know to start conquering some of these challenges. This is especially critical if you want to introduce lean/agile approaches successfully. Click on the link to download the session slides.
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